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Prosecutors say a West Texas man who killed a woman he had met online must serve life in prison without parole. Dustin Kendrick of Lubbock pleaded guilty Tuesday to capital murder in a plea agreement allowing the 35-year-old man to avoid a possible death penalty. Investigators...
ick Perry is pouring on the down-home charm as he seeks a campaign revival in South Carolina, betting that geographic kinship will pay off now that GOP presidential race is finally shifting to his comfort zone. The Texas governor has settled in for two solid weeks of campaigning...
A Dallas-area bank robber whose mother identified him to the FBI faces up to 20 years in prison for three holdups last year. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Anthony Blue of Garland pleaded guilty Tuesday in Dallas to three counts of bank robbery. Sentencing has been set for April 9...
If the polls are any indication, it's unlikely that U.S. Rep. Ron Paul will emerge as the victor in today's primary in New Hampshire. But he's strongly positioned to take second. Finishing anywhere in the top tier would help to propel his campaign forward, said the University of...
San Antonio Independent School District trustees voted 5-2 Monday to keep the track and add a professional-sized soccer field at Alamo Stadium, a decision that would open the door for the Spurs parent company to make it the venue for the minor-league team it wants to start. The...
The threat of almost 60 alleged felons, including two accused of capital murder, being released from jail forced judges and prosecutors to scramble Monday to keep them locked up. A new state law, which went into effect Jan. 1, extends grand jury terms from three months to six...
The U.S. Supreme Court engaged in lively and sometimes divisive oral arguments Monday over Texas redistricting as justices argued with attorneys for the state and minority groups -- and with one another -- over how to resolve congressional and legislative boundaries under the...
At least $46 million in revenue from red-light camera tickets, intended to help fund trauma centers across Texas, instead sits in Austin as lawmakers use it to back certification of a balanced state budget. The Texas Constitution requires a balanced budget of the biennial...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Sunday that he's not giving up on the race for the Republican presidential nomination, comparing himself to the fighters who rode back into the Alamo knowing there would be no reinforcements coming. Perry returned to South Carolina for his first...